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Treatment and Prevention of Meningitis

As the name suggests, meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges, i.e. the membranes that protect the brain and spinal cord, due to infection by viruses, bacteria or fungi. Viral meningitis happens to be the most common type of the disease. But, because symptoms of viral meningitis are usually mild, many cases remain unnoticed and, therefore, undiagnosed. Bacterial meningitis is a less common type of the disease than viral meningitis, although it is much more […]